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  • Connected At Home

    In the past few months, the use of telehealth video calls has exploded. This seems virtually perfect (pun intended) for patients with compromised immune systems, those who may have concerns about exposure, or those who care for at-risk individuals. Policy makers, health providers, and insurers have responded to this public health emergency and expanded coverage […]

    Continue Reading May 13, 2020

  • Exciting News!

    Prairie Eye Clinic is proud to announce that we are now accepting non-urgent cases! On Friday, April 24th, the CDC announced that non-emergent surgeries and procedures are now allowed, effective immediately. This is great news for our patients that have had non-emergent conditions. At Prairie Eye Clinic we know that importance of caring for our […]

    Continue Reading May 6, 2020

  • Women’s Eye Health

    Men and women might not come from different planets, but there are certainly a lot of differences between the two — even with eye health.

    Continue Reading April 22, 2020

  • Something You May Not Have Thought Of

    Have you been disinfecting everything in your sight? Countertops, floors, furniture, shoes, steering wheel, car doors, yourself. We have too. In fact, we spent 4 days straight cleaning every corner of our office. But, have you thought about your glasses? you put them right up against you face. You wear them every day (well most […]

    Continue Reading April 2, 2020

  • 20-20-20

    Are you spending more time in front of a screen these days? Even more than normal? We know we are. Working from home has some serious perks – sweatpants, whatever music we want in the background, pets as coworkers, endless snacks – but the increased screen time definitely not a perk for your eyes. Here […]

    Continue Reading April 1, 2020

  • Contacts and Corona – Yes or No!

    We’ve seen a lot of “news” reports lately that have given a lot of misinformation regarding COVID-19 and contact lenses. If you are currently wearing contacts, please know that you are safe to continue doing so. Here are some of the most important things to know about this subject right now! Proper Hand Washing is […]

    Continue Reading March 31, 2020

  • Weather, Weekend, Weirdness

    What a weird weekend! We had rain, snow, wind, and then a beautiful Sunday with nearly perfect weather! I hope everyone got out to enjoy yesterday’s sunshine. It was refreshing and a fantastic way to start another week of unknowns. As far as our clinic office hours this week, we are still going to be […]

    Continue Reading March 30, 2020

  • Coronavirus Lessons

    I woke up at 5:15 this morning and couldn’t fall back asleep. There are a lot of unknowns surrounding this virus and how it is handled. I came to a couple of conclusions. #1 – I’m really glad that I’m not a state or city leader. The decisions they are having to make, the pressure […]

    Continue Reading March 27, 2020

  • Coronavirus Update – Thursday, March 26

    Note to Our Patients: Thank you for entrusting us with your eye care. Your health and safety are our top priorities, today and every day. Prairie Eye Clinic will be closed Wednesday, March 25 through Sunday, March 29, due to recommendations from the AOC and CDC. Please know, we are constantly monitoring the guidelines and […]

    Continue Reading March 26, 2020